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What does Karyl mean?

Karyl Pronunciation of Karyl [karyl] as a name for girls is an Old German name, and Karyl means "free man". Karyl is a version of Carol (Old German): originally a male name.


Karyl has 18 variants: Carel, Cariel, Carole, Caroll, Carrol, Carroll, Caryl, Caryle, Caryll, Karel, Karol, Karole, Karryl, Karryll, Karyll, Kerril, Kerryl and Keryl.

18 more relations via Carol: Carely, Carey, Cari, Carla, Carly, Carlyn, Caro, Carola, Caroly, Carri, Carry, Cary, Charyl, Cheryl, Kari, Karla, Karli and Karlie.

Creative forms:
(female) Koeryl, ..

(male) Kavyn, ..

Middle name pairings:
Karyl Austyn (K.A.), ..

How popular is Karyl?

Karyl is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2942 out of 4276, Top 69%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Karyl was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its apex rank of #1037 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karyl name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Karyl outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Carly (#389 from recent data), Karla (#510), Karlie (#815), Carla (#873), Karli (#1292), Carol (#1768), Kari (#1817), Karel, Caryl, Cheryl, Karol, Karole, Cary, Carroll, Carola, Caro, Carlyn, Cari, Carole, Caroll, Carey, Carrol, Carri and Carry are the prominent variation forms of Karyl. Adoption of these forms of Karyl was widespread among parents in the 1940s (usage of 4.08%) and has become much reduced since (usage 0.12%, down 97.2%), with forms like Carly falling out of fashion. Karlie is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karyl, Carey, Cari, Carla, Carly in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carlyn, Caro, Carol, Carola, Carole in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caroll, Carri, Carrol, Carroll, Carry in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cary, Caryl, Cheryl, Karel, Kari in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karla, Karli, Karlie, Karol, Karole in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carla, Carly outside U.S.

Similar Names

Karyl is pronounced similarly to Coral, Koral and Korall. Other suggested similar names are Apryl, Beryl, Darryl, Daryl, Euryl, Kacy, Kacye, Kady, Kaeya, Kaly, Kalyn, Kamryn, Kamyla, Kara, Karah, Karan, Karas, Karee, Karen, Karie, Karin, Karis, Karlla, Karly, Karlye, Karlyn, Karma, Karmel, Karmyn, Karna, Karon, Karra, Karri, Karrla, Karry, Karryn, Kary, Karyn, Karyna, Karyne, Karynn, Karys, Karysa, Kasy, Kasya, Katrya, Katy, Katya, Kay, Kaya, Kaye, Kayla, Kayle, Kayli, Keryn, Kirya, Kory, Koryn, Maryl, Meryl, Sharyl and Teryl. These names tend to be less frequently used than Karyl.

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